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New gov taskforce to investigate reported rise in pet thefts

Over the weekend, a new taskforce was launched to investigate the recent reported rise in pet theft since the start of lockdown

A new government taskforce was launched by environment secretary George Eustice on Saturday (8 May) to investigate the reported rise in pet theft since the beginning of lockdown.

Over the past year, sales platforms have reported a considerable rise in puppy and kitten prices, with people deciding to adopt or purchase a pet, with experts believing that this may be leading to a rise in pet thefts.

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